04/08/2014 - A doctoral thesis developed at the University of La Rioja has identified markers that distinguish geographically those extra virgin olive oils with Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Aceite de La Rioja, from those of other PDO's. One of this project's objectives has been to provide the olive sector in this Community with multivariate analysis and process control tools which can guarantee the quality and origin of their products, as reported by the educational centre.

04/07/2014 - The Spanish and Andalusian Government are closely following the sale of a percentage of Deoleo's shares, which has attracted the interest of several companies, including an Italian one. "It is essential that Deoleo remains an Andalusian and Spanish company" said last Friday in Estepa (Sevilla) the president of the regional government, Susana Díaz.

04/04/2014 -  Fulfilling its forecasts, Alimentaria closed yesterday afternoon its most international and innovative edition, which was visited by over 140,000 professionals in its various pavilions of Fira Barcelona.

04/03/2014 - Beijing China International Exhibition Center will host between 8 and 10 April the 10th International High-end Health Edible Oil & Olive Oil Expo, which will attract over 30.000 visitors from 26 countries, organizers say.

WOOE Conferences

04/02/2014 - On March 27th, as part of the World Olive Oil Exhibition conference programme, Alfonso Parras Martín, Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Jaén gave a public talk about Yoexportoaceite, international online olive oil selling platform, the project of which he is coauthor next to Víctor Rodríguez Lledó, professor of computer teaching in the same center. Mercacei offers in its series WOOE Conferences exclusive content and conclusions of this talk.

WOOE Conferences

04/01/2014 - On March 26th, as part of the World Olive Oil Exhibition Conference Programme, Rosa Vañó, Commercial and Marketing Director of Castillo de Canena Olive Juice and Isabel Cabello, Creative Director of IC Studio, spoke about “The importance of design in the olive oil Business”. Mercacei offers in its series WOOE Conferences exclusive content and conclusions of this lecture.

03/31/2014 - After two years of a meticulous work in research, testing and development, the Andalusian company Castillo de Canena has just launched the first biodynamic olive oil in the World, Castillo de Canena Picual Biodinamico. Produced entirely by this ecological practice, the result is a chlorophyll green juice with the scents of nature and the sediments of an exquisite process based on returning to the Earth something of all that it gives to us.

03/28/2014 - Alimentaria, Spain's leading agri-food industry trade fair and one of the biggest in the world, will attract buyers from the five continents to give the 3,800 participating companies more business and export opportunities. It will showcase the sector's latest trends and will reinforce the connection between industry and gastronomy with the chefs in "The Alimentaria Experience" who hold 50 Michelin stars between them.

03/27/2014 - The National Association of Edible Oil Manufacturers, Packers and Refiners (Anierac) has published the data for February in which it highlights that the sales of packaged oils that month stood at 54 million liters, of which more than 28 million were olive, almost 900,000 liters were pomace olive oil and 24.7 million were other categories of refined oils.

03/26/2014 - With a rise of 20% in participation and represented by over 100 mills, the World Olive Oil Exhibition (WOOE) opens its doors to the public today at Ifema Madrid with an expected audience of more than 2,000 trade visitors from 37 countries.